For the love of reading
As winter begins to make its February presence known, many say that a cold day is a good day for a good book. However, according to Denison ISD librarians, every day is a good day for a good book. Beginning February 6, all DISD campuses will begin their “For the Love of Reading” program that will continue through February 17. “The goal of “For the Love of Reading” is to create excitement about reading. We want students to read all year long, but we feel it is important to cre
Spectacular spellers dominate Denison ISD spelling bees
With post-pandemic life returning to normal, parents, grandparents and others filled the room as spellers from three Denison ISD campuses competed in the 2023 district spelling bees with the chance to move on to the next level and represent the Yellow Jackets in advanced-level spelling bees this spring. “The preparation and focus required to compete and win at this level reflects great maturity as well a tremendous work ethic on the part of these students. I was so very impre
DISD Education Foundation awards $34,920 in grants!
Christmas came early for nine DISD teachers who were awarded a whopping $34,920 in Denison Education Foundation grants for innovative learning programs that will enrich the educational lives of thousands of students across the district. DEF Board members began last Thursday’s Grant Patrol at Hyde Park Elementary where teacher Pam Bellerman received $5,402 for “Calming the Chaos,” a Reading Intervention program targeting K-4 learners. Katie Miller, also at Hyde Park, was award